Pumpkin Risotto With Garlic and Sage

Pumpkin Risotto With Garlic and Sage

Risotto is comfort food, pure and simple, but it can be loaded with high-fat ingredients. That’s why we created this delicious, lighter version with pumpkin, sage, and brown arborio rice.

Pro tip: If you can’t find it, regular brown rice will do.

0 from 0 votes
Print

Pumpkin Risotto With Garlic and Sage

Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 1 hr
Total Time 1 hr 10 mins
Servings 6 servings, about ¾ cup each
Calories 220 kcal

Ingredients

  • 4 cups low-sodium organic vegetable broth
  • cups water
  • 1 Tbsp. olive oil
  • 3 medium shallots, finely chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, finely chopped
  • ½ cup dry white wine (or water)
  • cups dry brown Arborio rice
  • cups cubed raw pumpkin (½-inch cubes)
  • ¼ cup Parmesan cheese
  • 2 Tbsp. chopped fresh sage
  • ¼ tsp ground black pepper

Instructions

  1. Heat broth and water in large saucepan over medium heat. Do not boil. Set aside.

  2. Heat oil in large skillet over medium-high heat.

  3. Add shallots; cook, stirring frequently, for 3 to 4 minutes, or until shallots are translucent.

  4. Add garlic; cook, stirring frequently, for 1 minute.

  5. Add wine; cook, stirring frequently, for 1 minute, or until wine evaporates.

  6. Add rice; cook, stirring frequently, for 1 minute.

  7. Add 1 cup broth mixture; cook, stirring frequently, for 6 minutes, or until liquid is almost completely absorbed.

  8. Add remaining broth mixture ½ cup at a time; cook, stirring constantly. Add the next ½ cup after the first ½ cup is absorbed. (This will take about 50 minutes.)

  9. Add pumpkin during the last 15 minutes of cooking.

  10. After all the broth mixture has been added, add cheese, sage, and pepper; mix well.

  11. Serve immediately.

Nutrition Facts
Pumpkin Risotto With Garlic and Sage
Amount Per Serving (1 serving)
Calories 220 Calories from Fat 36
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 4g 6%
Saturated Fat 1g 5%
Cholesterol 4mg 1%
Sodium 164mg 7%
Total Carbohydrates 38g 13%
Dietary Fiber 2g 8%
Sugars 3g
Protein 5g 10%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

P90X/P90X2 Portions
½ Fat
½ Grain Carb
1 Vegetable

P90X3 Portions
2 Carb
1 Fat

Body Beast Portions
1 Starch
4 Vegetables
1 Fat

Portion Fix Containers
½ Green
2 Yellow
½ Blue

2B Mindset Plate It!
Makes a great FFC side as part of breakfast or lunch.

If you have questions about the portions, please click here to post a question in our forums so our experts can help. Please include a link to the recipe you’re asking about.